Medical ethicist Mark Schweda appointed to the German Ethics Council

Professor Dr. phil. Mark Schweda is a new member of the German Ethics Council.

In accordance with the proposal of the parliamentary group of the SPD, he was appointed to the German Ethics Council by the President of the German Bundestag, Bärbel Bas, with effect from 10 June 2022. He succeeds Professor Dr. phil. Dr. h. c. Andreas Kruse, who left the German Ethics Council at his own request on 31 March 2022.

Professor Schweda is Head of the Division Ethics in Medicine at the Department of Health Services Research at the University of Oldenburg.